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Nonfiction Bestsellers

What’s hot? What’s new in fiction? Where are the latest titles by your favorite authors? The Bestseller Collection, located front and center on the First Floor of the Main Library, has all of the above and more. Multiple copies available. Check it!

In alphabetical order by the author's last name:




Allen, Jonathan
HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton
E887.C55 A49 2014x
Thwarted in 2008, Hillary Clinton is now one of the favorites for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.
Andersen, Christopher
These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie
E841.A538 2013
Jack & Jackie: the gift that keeps on giving.


Bastianich, Lidia
Lidia's Commonsense Italian Cooking: 150 Delicious and Simple Recipes Everyone Can Master
TX723.B317 2013
Lidia's personal hit parade of easy Italian recipes.
Brosh, Allie
Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
PN6727.B7567 Z46 2013
Widening of the author's humorous blog geared toward the complexities of modern life.
Bittman, Mark
VB6: Eat Vegan Before 6:00 to Lose Weight and Restore Your Health
TX837.B5278 2013
Noted foodie Bittman is vegan until the sun goes down with positive results.
Bryson, Bill
One Summer: America, 1927
E791.B79 2013
The astonishing American summer of 1927 seemed like it would last forever—or at least until 1929.


Collins, Billy
Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems
PS3553.047478 A73 2013x
Rhyme, rhythm, meter, measure, alliteration; Holy Smoke! Poetry!


Diaz, Cameron
The Body Book: The Law of Hunger, the Science of Strength, and Other Ways to Love Your Amazing Body.
RA 776.9 D545 2013
It seems to be a diet, exercise and care combination.


Ephron, Nora
The Most of Nora Ephron
PS3555.P5 A6 2013
The essence of one of America's favorite authors.



Gardner, Mark Lee
Shot All to Hell: Jesse James, the Northfield Raid, and the Wild West's Greatest Escape
F594.J27 G37 2013x
You can almost smell the smoke.
Gladwell, Malcolm
David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
BF503.G53 2013
How some people are able to flip disadvantage into advantage.


Handler, Chelsea
Uganda Be Kidding Me
PN1992.4 H325 A3 2014
Chelsea packs her grip and splits for a humorous trip around the world.
Harris, Dan
10% Happier
BF161.H29 2014
After suffering a televised panic attack, news anchor Dan Harris looks to learn how to chill.
Higashida, Naoki
The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism
RC553.A88 H5313 2013
Extraordinary interview with an autistic child.



Jakes, T.D.
Instinct: The Power to Unleash Your Inborn Drive
BV4509.5 J345 2014
Everyone has God-given instincts—you just have to find them.
Johnson, Sue
Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships
BF575.L8 J6 2013
Why do I love thee? Let's take a look at the scientific evidence.


Kaku, Michio
The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
QP360 K325 2014
Science now has the ability to improve the human mind—and not a moment too soon.
Keaton, Diane
Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty
PN2287.K44 A3 2014
Throughout her career various Hollywood types have tried (unsuccessfully) to try and tell Diane Keaton how she should look and what she should wear.
Keller, Timothy
Encounters with Jesus: Unexpected Answers to Life's Biggest Questions
BS 2415.K38 2013
Jesus still has the ability to change lives for the better.
Klosterman, Chuck
I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains (Real or Imagined)
PN96.V48 K58 2013
Study of villains and the cause(s) of their evil intent.


Leon, Donna
My Venice and Other Essays
JK1726.L45 2013
An inside look at the Venice tourists miss.


McRaney, David
You Are Now Less Dumb: How to Conquer Mob Mentality, How to Buy Happiness and All the Other Ways to Outsmart Yourself
Rationale of why we think the things we think then do the things we do.
Meyer, Joy
God Is Not Mad at You: You Can Experience Real Love, Acceptance & Guilt-Free Living
BV4817.M493 2013x
God is not mad, just a little peeved.



O'Reilly, Bill
Killing Jesus
BT450.O74 2013
New life/death of the Son of Man.
Osteen, Joel
Break Out!: 5 Keys to Go Beyond Your Barriers and Live an Extraordinary Life
BV4501.3 O85 2013
Freak Out! Pardon. Break Out!


Perlmutter, David
Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar—˜Your Brain's Silent Killers
RC386.2 P46 2013y
Ways not to toast your brain.
Pomerantz, Gary M.
Their Life's Work: The Brotherhood of the 1970's Pittsburgh Steelers, Then and Now
GV956.P57P66 2013
Grandest era of the Pittsburgh sporting life.



Ramsey, Dave
The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness
HG179.R31563 2013x
How to get your finances in shape according to the master.
Roberts, Robin
Everybody's Got Something
RC280.B8 R586 2014
Two bouts with serious illness have only made the Good Morning America star stronger.
Robinson, Jo
Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health
RA784.R59 2013x
How to get back the nutrients in our food that we so sorely miss.
Rodgers, Diana
Paleo Lunches and Breakfasts On the Go: The Solution to Gluten-Free Eating All Day Long with Delicious, Easy and Portable Primal Meals
RM237.86 R64 2013x
Going against the grain? Here is a plan that makes simple, tasty, portable, paleo meals possible.
Rule, Ann
Practice to Deceive
HV6533.W2 R854 2013
Man is found murdered in his own private getaway by the sea.


Shulman, Martha Rose
The Simple Art of Vegetarian Cooking: Templates and Lessons for Making Delicious Meatless Meals Every Day
TX837.S3223 2014
Ultimate guide to vegetarian template cooking.
Senior, Jennifer
All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood
HQ755.8 S453 2014x
How parents are reconditioned by their children and what they can do about it.
Sherman, Gabriel
The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News—and Divided a Country
PN 4888.T4 S545 2014x
As far as big shots go—he's a really big one.
Stanton, Brandon
Humans of New York
F128.37 S733 2013
Extraordinarily frank photos of the residents of the Big Apple.
Stossel, Scott
My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind
RC 531.S758 2013
Intimate history of the mental anguish caused by anxiety.
Symon, Michael
Michael Symon's 5 in 5: 5 Fresh Ingredients + 5 Minutes=120 Fantastic Dinners
TX833.5 S98 2013
He's not The Chew host and Food Network "Iron Chef" for nothing.





Weir, Alison
Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World
DA330.8 E44 W45
Biography of the little-known mother of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I.



Yousafzai, Malala
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
LC2330.Y687 2013y
One young woman's heroic battle against the injustice of it all.